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NU Rifle BIO
Magdalena Mical
Player Profile:
Magdalena Mical 926418
Position: Air Rifle, Smallbore
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Clearwater, Fla.
High School: Pinellas Park
Club: Wyoming Antelope Club
Experience: High School

Honors and Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015)
  • One Combined Title (Fall 2012)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2012, 2013, 2014; Spring 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Florida Junior Olympic Qualifier Smallbore Champion (2011)
  • Junior Olympic Nationals Qualifier (2011)
  • American Legion Three-Position Air Rifle Championship - 4th Place (2010)
  • Florida Metric Prone State Champion (2010)

Season Outlook (2015-16)
Magdalena (Maggie) Mical hopes to be a significant contributor as one of six upperclass competitors for the Huskers in 2015-16. The senior from Clearwater, Fla., appeared 15 times in smallbore and 14 times in air rifle during the 2014-15 season. Mical also competed in the 2015 NCAA Championships, where she helped the team to a fourth-place finish.

A leader on and off the range, Mical is a two-time academic All-Big Ten selection and a six-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She is also a two-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team for her commitment to community service. 

Junior (2014-15)
Mical appeared in every competition in smallbore for Nebraska, firing a season-best score of 578 against Kentucky. In air rifle, Mical tied her career-best score of 589 at the 2015 NCAA Championships, helping the Huskers to a fourth-place team finish. 

Off the range, Mical earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2015, while adding recognition on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2014-15. She was recognized as a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship team for a second consecutive year.

Sophomore (2013-14)
Mical helped the Huskers throughtout the season. She was squadded twice in air rifle and fired a season-high score of 588 in the first match of the year against West Virginia.

Mical also had a successful year in the classroom, capturing academic All-Big Ten honors while claiming spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters of 2013-14. She also earned mention on the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2014.

Freshman (2012-13)
Mical made instant contributions to the Nebraska rifle program in 2012-13. The freshman from Florida captured the first combined title of her career against Air Force in November. She produced her career-best air rifle score (589) against the Falcons, helping her finish with a 578.50 average on the season. In smallbore, she notched a career-best 579 at the NCAA Qualifiers in February. She finished with a smallbore season average of 570.70.

Mical also got off to a strong start in the classroom, earning spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters.

Before Nebraska
Mical won smallbore at the 2011 Florida Junior Olympic Qualifier and was a 2011 Junior Olympic Nationals qualifier. She also finished fourth at the American Legion Three-Position Air Rifle Championship in 2010 and was the Florida Metric Prone state champion in 2010.

Mical was a standout in the classroom during her high school career as well. She was a National Honor Society and French Honor Society member and also won the 2012 Outstanding Art Award at her high school.

Personal
Magdalena is the daughter of Andrzej and Agnieszka Mical and was born Nov. 13, 1993 in Rzeszof, Poland before her family moved to Clearwater, Fla. She has four siblings: Maria, 22, Miroslaw, 18, Marge, 17 and Marce, 12. Maggie is majoring in advertising and public relations and French. She claimed academic All-Big Ten honors in 2014 and 2015, and is a six-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She has earned two spots on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She chose NU over TCU and South Florida.

Career Statistics
Smallbore Avg. - 569.18
Air Rifle Avg. - 581.11

Career Bests
Smallbore- 579 (at NCAA Qualifiers, 2/17/13)
Air Rifle - 589 (at Air Force, 11/17/12, at NCAA Championships, 3/13/15)

Year-by-Year

Year Event Appearances High Score Average
2012-13 Smallbore 10 579 570.7
  Air Rifle 10 589 578.5
2013-14 Smallbore 14 574 566.07
  Air Rifle 14 588 581
2014-15 Smallbore 15 578 570.77
  Air Rifle 14 589 583.83
Career Smallbore 39 579 569.18
  Air Rifle 38 589 581.11
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